A beautiful and unique vintage 1940s dress by designer Jane Derby. Very was a high end designer in business from 1936 until her death in 1965, when it was taken over by house designer Oscar de la Renta. Dress is impeccably constructed in black satin with little purple taffeta collar. Fitted bodice with short sleeves and notch at neckline. Gently flared full skirt. Stunning detail of criss cross satin strips along X front seams. Lined in silk. Back metal painted zipper. _______________________ Label: Jane Derby Fits like size: Small - See measurements to be sure. Measurements: Bust: 36" Waist: 26" Hip: 38" Length: 45" Shoulder to waist: 15.5" Shoulder to shoulder: 15.5" Sleeve length: 9" Condition: Very good. There is a little collar bleed, probably water spots on collar. Tiny mend at edge of one armpit seam - not noticeable. Paint of zipper is partly worn off. _____________________ Please do not hesitate to convo with any questions. We upload large pictures - Simply click on each picture for a closer look. More VINTAGE from DEJAVINTAGE here… http://www.etsy.com/shop/dejavintageboutique - Follow us on Instagram @dejavintage for exclusive first looks and offers.